Europe is the example we need to understand for our own future – one not protected by the incredible past power of the United States, but a new world, much weaker, much more ready to cede leadership and unable to defend our borders, much less our way of life.

A funny thing about Europe: What happens there frequently happens here with about a 5- to 10-year delay. This is our crystal ball.

Let me share with you a story from London that tells a larger story: